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Greetings from Koh Tao! It’s felt great to be back on my island and back in a routine. Well, as close to a routine as one gets around here. This week had three big celebrations to look forward to — the American holiday of Thanksgiving, the Thai holiday of Loy Kratong, and the personal holiday of my dear friend Paivi’s birthday. Lots to look forward to, and lots to fill in all the bits in between — writing, answering emails, editing photos of recent trips, planning future ones, and getting back to my workout plan. While I dragged my feet getting back into the gym (I only made it once all week!), I did have some pretty fun sweat-inducing alternatives, including hiking, yoga, and trapeze.
The coming week will be pretty much be more of the same. I might have just gotten back from Koh Samui and Koh Phangan, but the next trip is already right around the corner — I leave for Bangkok and Siem Reap in just about two and a half weeks, and I’ve got plenty of work ahead of me if I have any hope of unplugging for parts of that trip!
Hope everyone had a lovely weekend! Now, onto the candidates for Photo of the Week…
Trapezing through the palm trees
Celebrating Loy Kratong
Hiking to the Burmese Temple
Which photo is your favorite?
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